- Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is looking for the next wave of innovative cleantech entrepreneurs.
- The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute has completed a report for that examines the impact climate change is likely to have on Alberta's ecosystems. Alberta's boreal forest may transition to aspen forest and grasslands as a result of changing climate conditions.
- The Climate Bonds Initiative has issued proposed eligibility criteria for solar assets under the Climate Bond Standard and Certification Scheme.
- Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than 9-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities between now and 2050
- The sun is finally rising on the global solar business, with growing demand in developing regions helping to ignite the first increase in industry wide capital spending in three years in 2014
Carlo Dal Monte
Director of Energy, Catalyst Paper Corp., Canada
Carlo Dal Monte is a Mechanical Engineer with a Masters in Engineering-Pulp & Paper from the University of British Columbia. He has over 17 years of experience in the Pulp & Paper industry, all with Catalyst Paper. He worked in various technical and production roles at the Elk Falls mill for 11 years, eventually becoming Pulp Mill Manager for the site. He then assumed the role of Paper Machine Manager of the coated paper machine at Port Alberni for 3 years.
In 2008 Carlo became the Director of Energy for Catalyst Paper with oversight of energy purchases and consumption for BC Hydro's largest customer and the largest processor of wood residues in South Coast and Vancouver Island region. In addition to his role at Catalyst Paper he has also participated in the Electricity Climate Action Working Group, the Electricity Conservation and Efficiency Advisory Committee and is presently the chairman of the Association of Major Power Customers of BC (formerly JIESC).